The Alternative Armenian Dictionary: ջան

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ջան 〈ǰan〉 Alternative forms: ճան 〈čan〉 (Western Armenian) etymology From axm ջան 〈ǰan〉, from Persian جان 〈jạn〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{wikipedia}} {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) body
  2. (colloquial) life, existence
  3. (colloquial) spirit, soul
  4. (colloquial) vigour, physical might
  5. (colloquial) term of endearment, roughly equivalent to dear or darling, put after the person's name exampleԱրմեն ջա՛ն dear Armen! exampleմամա ջա՛ն dear mother! exampleբալա ջա՛ն dear son!
interjection: {{hy-interj}}
  1. exclamation of joy, pleasure exampleջա՜ն ջա՜ն exclamation of joy, pleasure
related terms:
  • ջանըմ 〈ǰanəm〉, ջանդար 〈ǰandar〉, ջանբեզար 〈ǰanbezar〉, ջանգյուլում 〈ǰangyulum〉, ջանսաղություն 〈ǰansaġutʻyun〉, ջանֆիդան 〈ǰanfidan〉

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